Makos News

1992 200m Breaststroke World Record

Wave breaststroke... We're big fans.

Olympic Trials Schedule of Events

All but the fastest three heats of morning preliminaries will be webcast live at

The fastest three heats of preliminaries will be broadcast each day on NBC Sports Network (formerly Versus). They will be tape-delayed and air as follows:

June 25   6:30-8:00 PM
June 26   6:30-8:00 PM
June 27   7:00-8:00 PM
June 28   4:30-5:30 PM
June 29   4:30-6:00 PM
June 30   6:30-8:00 PM
July    1   6:00-7:00 PM

Finals will be shown on NBC from 8:00-9:00 PM for June 25 to July 1, and from 8:00-8:30 PM on July 2.

The 5th Stroke is back!

Please see the link below for a technical analysis of the 5th stroke - UNDERWATER KICK.



Note the following stats:

M 100 back: 15 m start <6.2 sec 10 -13 kicks, <7.0 sec 10-12 kicks
W 100 back: 15 m start <7.0 sec 11-12 kicks <8.0 sec 10-12 kicks
M 100 fly: 15 m start <5.6 sec 8-9 kicks <7.6 sec ? (not enough data)
W 100 fly (not enough data): 15 m start <6.5 sec


BACK: 15M MARK IN 7sec with 10-13 kicks; FLY: 15M MARK IN 5-7sec with 8-10 kicks.

2011-12 MAKO Banquet Video!

Drum roll... The 2011-2012 Banquet video for the Manhattan Makos Swim Team of Imagine Swimming. Footage from JOs, Bolles Training Camp, Montauk, the Imagine Invite. Special Feature: the Flying Squirrel Dive. Special section: "You're So Chlorinated." Closing song is the world debut of "Makos Blues" by Makos Coaches Howling E & Little Boy C.

Enjoy! GO MAKOS!!

Manhattan Makos featured on USA Swimming

A fun article! Topics included the Diversity clinic, Anthony Ervin, Metro Swimming and what we're doing here at Imagine Swimming & Manhattan Makos Swim Team. Enjoy. High five!

Click here for the article on USA Swimming